World leaders address UN's annual gathering

September 29, 2014 7:24 PM

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu compared his country's recent bombing campaign in Gaza to the U.S.-led strikes against militants in Iraq and Syria, saying Hamas and the Islamic State group share the same goal of world domination. Netanyahu railed against countries who condemned Israel for its war with Hamas while praising President Barack Obama for attacking Islamic State militants and other extremists. The Israeli prime minister said those world leaders "evidently don't understand that ISIS and Hamas are branches of the same poisonous tree." Netanyahu also said Iran's concern about the spread of terrorism is "one of history's greatest displays of doubletalk."

Myanmar's foreign minister said his country is working to end violence between Buddhists and Muslims in Rakhine state and urged the world against "jumping to conclusions" about a situation that has drawn global condemnation. Wunna Maung Lwin also insisted Myanmar has addressed "all major concerns re...

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